• title card: white all caps text reading ‘MANDRAKE’ superimposed on a close-up of the skull of a doctor’s anatomical skeleton
  • Cathy meets the Rev Wyper while photographing the churchyard; the sexton lurks in the background, keeping a suspicious eye on Cathy
  • Mrs Turner, sitting, signs the cheque while Dr Macombie and Hopkins flank her, left to right
  • The Rev Wyper draws a pistol... a water pistol
  • Steed roughs up Benson, pinning him against the mirror of his cabin with his umbrella
  • Steed and Cathy are all smiles as they confront the veiled Mrs Tyurner, Hopkins and Dr Maccombie in the churchyard

Series 3 — Episode 21
Mandrake

by Roger Marshall
Designed by David Marshall
Directed by Bill Bain

Production completed: 16 January 1964. First transmission: 25 January 1964

Cast

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John Steed Patrick Macnee regular 007
Catherine Gale Honor Blackman regular 007 Danger Man Doctor Who The Saint
Dr. Macombie John Le Mesurier regular Adam Adamant 007 Dad’s Army Danger Man Jason King
Rev. Adrian Wyper MA George Benson Adam Adamant Danger Man The Prisoner
Mrs Eve Turner Madge Ryan Randall and Hopkirk The Saint
Roy Hopkins Philip Locke regular Doctor Who 007 The Saint Department S The Champions
Judy Annette André regular Adam Adamant The Prisoner Randall and Hopkirk The Saint
Benson Robert Morris Blake’s 7 The Saint
Scott, the sexton Jackie Pallo The Saint

The script notes: “2 - DOUBLES. FOR WHYPER & SEXTON. IN VTR INSERT ONLY.”


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